Laura Coleman

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Laura Coleman
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss England 08 Laura Coleman.jpg
Laura Coleman
Born 1986 (age 30–31)
Melton Mowbray, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color Dark Blonde
Title(s) Miss England 2008

Laura Coleman (b. c. 1986) is an English model, who won the Miss England 2008 beauty pageant.


Born in Melton Mowbray, Coleman comes from a family of beauty pagent winners. Her maternal grandmother Irene became Miss Army Pin-Up and Miss Lovely Legs in the 1940s. Her mother Dena won 15 titles in her 20s, including Miss East Anglia and was a finalist in the Miss United Kingdom.[1]

Coleman won the title of Miss Leicester in 2005 while studying for a degree in business and marketing at De Montfort University in Leicester,[1] and came fourth in Miss England that year.[2]

After graduation, Coleman started working at a golf club,[1] and after winning Miss Derby in 2008, she won Miss England on her second attempt on 18 July 2008. Coleman then represented England in Miss World 2008, but was unplaced.

In 2011, Coleman took part in Miss Universe Great Britain representing Leicestershire, but failed to reach the final three.

Laura is currently a radio presenter with community station 103 The Eye.


  1. ^ a b c Kate Jackson (22 July 2008). "New Miss England Laura Coleman comes from Beauty Queen stock". The Mirror. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Miss Leicestershire 2005". BBC Leicester. 2005. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Georgia Horsley
Miss England
Succeeded by
Rachel Christie